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Electrical Engineer at Seatrec

Vista, CA, US


Seatrec has an immediate opening for an electrical engineer to support the design,development, and production of novel ocean energy harvesting technologies. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with several years of relevant post-undergraduate work experience, demonstrated technical capabilities and outstanding communication and inter personal skills. The successful applicant will work with the Seatrec engineering team on multiple simultaneous objectives ranging from fundamental research to product development and production for customers in the research, defense,and commercial sectors. If you love engineering and are committed to ocean exploration and sustainability, this is a perfect opportunity to make your impact on the world.
Apply engineering principles and practices to the design, development and production of underwater energy harvesting systems and related electro mechanical devices
Work with minimal supervision on assigned tasks to meet defined deadlines
Engage constructively and professionally with a small and dynamic engineering team working on multiple simultaneous projects
Design and fabricate instrumentation, data acquisition and power distribution electrical wiring on electro mechanical laboratory test systems
Design and review electrical schematics and PCB layouts for low-power consumption,high-efficiency control boards for energy harvesting products
Develop processes for specifying, implementing and testing reliable and reusable embedded firmware
Write monitoring and control software for laboratory prototype and product development
Assist in planning field testing of prototypes and development systems
Analyze and present lab and field test results inconcise and compelling formats

BS or equivalent in electrical engineering or related field from an accredited university
At least 3 years of relevant post-undergraduate work experience
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with hand tools for wiring, soldering
C programming
Git version control system
Serial communications protocols such as RS-232, RS-485,CAN, I2C, SPI
Valid driver’s license

Experience with MSP430 and STM32 micro controller architectures
Familiarity with AUV, ROV, and under water sensor and interconnect technologies
Knowledge of ocean sciences, related underwater industries,and unique marine-environment engineering challenges
US Citizenship or permanent residence and the ability to travel worldwide